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SEC Stars of the Week

SEC STARS OF THE WEEK– JANUARY 22

The SEC continues to move in unclear directions, but on specific game nights, it remains clear which players deserve to be honored as the foremost performers in the league. From the upsets to the expected victories, here are the main SEC standouts from another series of Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday games. (more…)

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VANDERBILT BASKETBALL THREE KEYS: TENNESSEE

Vanderbilt showed some of the mental toughness this team has been accused of lacking on Saturday in its 77-71 home win over LSU. The ‘Dores saw a 16-point lead fade to nothing as LSU took the lead with just over two minutes to go, but Vanderbilt rallied back with a strong late run to close […]

Jeff Roberson and team

VANDERBILT BASKETBALL THREE KEYS: LSU

The ‘Dores fell badly on the road at Mississippi State last time out, losing by 18 in Starkville. It was a lopsided loss in a season of games decided by single digits and the Commodores need to rally back quickly, beginning with the weekend’s matchup in Nashville against LSU. (more…)

Christa Reed

SCRAPPY VANDY WOMEN FALL TO GAMECOCKS, 95-82

Vanderbilt’s women battled the defending National Champion South Carolina Gamecocks tooth and nail for four quarters but in the end, it was Vandy’s poor defense that enabled Carolina to prevail 95-82. (more…)

Kayla Overbeck

VANDY WBB THREE KEYS: SOUTH CAROLINA

  The Vanderbilt women picked up their first win in what feels like months as they took down Kentucky in Nashville on Monday night. The 70-55 victory was as dominant as it sounds and the Commodores looked like they had been defeating teams like this all season, such was the confidence they showed. Next up […]

Darius Garland and Simisola Shittu

GARLAND AND SHITTU ARE MCDONALD’S ALL AMERICANS

Vanderbilt signees Darius Garland and Simisola Shittu were named to the McDonald’s All-American Team on Tuesday, becoming the first two Commodore selections to be named to the team. Garland, from Brentwood, Tenn., will participate on the East team in Atlanta on March 28 at Phillips Arena, while Shittu, from Burlington, Ontario, Canada, will play for […]

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VANDERBILT BASKETBALL THREE KEYS: MISSISSIPPI STATE

The Commodores dropped another relatively close one on Saturday as they fell 74-67 to No. 20 Kentucky. It was a game that Vandy showed plenty of life in – rallying back from a nine-point half time hole to take the lead briefly – but the Wildcats snuffed out the comeback with a 10-2 run that […]

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VANDY WBB THREE KEYS: KENTUCKY

Vanderbilt fell behind Missouri by ten at the end of the first quarter and never was able to be back into the game after that. The Commodores did an excellent job on Mizzou leading scorer Sophie Cunningham in holding her to just five points, but they still fell to an 81-70 defeat. Next up is […]

Kevin Knox

KENTUCKY THREE KEYS: VANDERBILT

Kentucky showed the toughness that John Calipari has been searching for as they snuck past Texas A&M 74-73 at Rupp Arena on Wednesday night. The win dropped the Aggies to 0-3 in conference play, a record that looked unlikely when Texas A&M was ranked No. 5 in the top 25 poll on Christmas Day. Next […]

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VANDERBILT BASKETBALL THREE KEYS: KENTUCKY

Vanderbilt did a lot of things right against Tennessee but still came out on the wrong end of the 92-84 score. Things are not about to get any easier either as John Calipari brings the No. 21 Kentucky Wildcats to Nashville on Saturday afternoon. (more…)

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VANDY WBB THREE KEYS: MISSOURI

Vanderbilt had a very Vanderbilt game against No. 7 Tennessee in Knoxville. After the Vols outlasted the Commodores, Vandy now gets another ranked team as they face the very dangerous No. 12 Missouri Tigers in Nashville. (more…)